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A Clean Break for Rebecca on Industry Placement at Local Restaurant

07/12/2018 - 12:56

Rebecca Quinn with Clean Bean Restaurant Owners

It’s a fresh new role for East Durham College catering student Rebecca Quinn as she becomes one of the first young people to benefit from...

Get a Guaranteed Interview to a Be a Student Support Worker with EDC's Latest Course

04/12/2018 - 14:02

Reads are you interested in a career in student support? East Durham College are looking to recruit student support workers now

Are you interested in a career in student support? East Durham College are looking to recruit Student Support Workers now!

As part of the application...

Safeguard Clothing Donation Enhances Uniformed Public Services Student Experience

22/11/2018 - 11:50

Uniformed Public Services Student Wearing Tactical Vest

- Worn by EDC Level 2 Uniformed Public Services student Harry Brown

In line with East Durham College’s mission to provide outstanding teaching and learning...

Silver Medal for Top Floristry Tutor

14/11/2018 - 11:07

Rebecca Hough wins Chelsea Florist of the Year award

East Durham College is thrilled to announce that Rebecca Hough, floristry tutor at our Houghall campus, has been awarded a silver medal in the British...

East Durham College Celebrates 80th ‘Oak’ Anniversary of Houghall Campus

22/10/2018 - 08:53

Curriculum Manager Lyndsey Haggis with Houghall students and 80th cake

It was an historic occasion for East Durham College’s Houghall campus in Durham – the campus celebrated its 80th anniversary on Saturday 20th October 2018!

Staff and...

Former Houghall Student Named Farmers Apprentice of the Year 2018

22/10/2018 - 08:39

Sam Coote winner of Farmers Apprentice 2018

Sam Coote from County Durham has been crowned the winner of Farmers Apprentice 2018. 

22 year old Sam was crowned the winner of Farmers Apprentice 2018,...

New Accommodation Block Opens Doors at Houghall Campus

16/10/2018 - 13:08

East Durham College Houghall campus accommodation block

Spotted the building work going on at our Houghall campus recently? It's all finished now, and we're delighted to say that the new accommodation block...

Floristry Tutor of the Year Nomination for Award-Winning East Durham College Lecturer Rebecca

15/10/2018 - 10:34

Rebecca Hough Presented with Chelsea Florist of the Year Title

We're delighted to announce that our very own Rebecca Hough, who teaches floristry at our Houghall campus, is up for a Floristry Tutor of the...

NE College Principals to March on Parliament to Demand Fairer Funding

12/10/2018 - 09:17

North East college principals holding banner with Love our Colleges

Principals, staff and students from further education colleges across the North East will next week march on Parliament to demand increased funding after a decade...

Bodyguard Actor Returns Home to the North East to Give Q&A at East Durham College

08/10/2018 - 09:18

Bodyguard Actor Richard Riddell Next to EDC Sign

East Durham College was thrilled to welcome actor Richard Riddell, who recently appeared in smash-hit BBC drama Bodyguard, to the college on Friday 5th October...

Barber on Board!

04/10/2018 - 13:41

East Durham College Barbering Lecturer Alison Scattergood in salon working on mannequin head

It’s another accolade for East Durham College’s extremely talented barbering lecturer Alison Scattergood who was officially made an Industry Advisory Board Member for Barbering by...

Scene 1 Restaurant Opens Doors for First Italian Evening Theme Night

03/10/2018 - 10:39

Shot of the Interior of Scene 1 restaurant with text Scene 1 Italian Evening

East Durham College's restaurant, Scene 1, has hosted the first of a series of theme nights we will be running this year, serving up delicious...

East Durham College Media Lecturer Suzi is the Voice of the Airwaves

01/10/2018 - 09:03

Suzanne Martin, continuity announcer at Channel 4 in front of recording equipment

Ever heard a distinctive North Eastern voice when programmes are being introduced on the Channel 4 network? You may have heard it before at the...

Raising Our A-Game: ED6 Sixth Form Celebrating Best-Ever A-Level Results

24/08/2018 - 12:06

Brian Gillespie, ED6 student with cards showing A* and A Grades

It’s been an incredible year at East Durham College’s Sixth Form, ED6 as we have gained our best-ever results in A-Levels since the sixth form...

Get Set to Jet Off with EDC’s New Business and Tourism Operations Course!

21/08/2018 - 11:23

Man with suitcase in airport, next to EDC logo

Fancy yourself as the next big business entrepreneur? Want to lead the way as a travel expert? With EDC’s brand new Level 2 Business &...

A-mazing 100% Pass Rate Results in All A Levels for ED6 Sixth Form For 3rd Year Running

16/08/2018 - 13:49

ED6 Students at EDC Sign with 100% Pass Rate Graphic

It’s another year of A-mazing success for East Durham Sixth Form (ED6) as students have achieved 100% pass rate for A-Levels in all subjects for...

East Durham College Nominated for Two British Floral Association Awards

07/08/2018 - 08:54

Floristry student Vicky Abbott, Floristry lecturer Rebecca Hough and Floristry Student Allan Raby with scissors and flowers

East Durham College is thrilled to announce that due to an incredible year in our floristry department, we have been nominated for two awards in...

Former EDC Student Emma Baker Becomes First Ever Marine Graduate at the University of Cumbria

02/08/2018 - 14:21

University of Cumbria graduate Emma Baker

It's always great to see our students go on to further success after they leave us, and Emma Baker is doing incredibly well, becoming the...

East Durham College Student Paige Hunter Brings Messages of Hope to Millions of People

02/08/2018 - 10:48

It all started with an idea - Paige Hunter wanted to reach out to those in despair, and made a plan to place notes of...

EDC & Hartlepool United Launch New Football Academy for 16-18 Year Olds

01/08/2018 - 10:21

Hartlepool Manager John Hewitson Shakes Hands with EDC Coach Darren Holloway outside East Durham College Peterlee Campus

East Durham College is thrilled to announce the launch of a brand-new Football Academy in partnership with Hartlepool United, opening new opportunities in professional football...